Degree Type:Bachelor of Arts
Department:Department of Geography and Regional Planning
Modes of Study:Regular
The specific objectives are to:
- Empower students to develop affinity for and understanding of the increasing global inter-dependence of peoples and cultures;
- Develop in students skills and attitudes that will enable them participate in solving the problems of their communities, countries and the world at large;
- Enable students adapt to knowledge gained in decision-making roles in society which require local, national and international perspectives and competence;
- Enable students achieve personal and professional growth within geographic education; and
- Enable students to acquire skills and perspectives for life-long learning.
Post-Senior Secondary School Candidates
Candidates must obtain passes in Core English, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies.
In addition, candidates must have passes in three (3) elective subjects including two (2) of the following:
- Elective Mathematics
- Business Management
Post Diploma Candidates
HND (Mechanical Engineering) with specialization in Transport Fleet Management and a minimum of Second Class Upper Division.
Applicants should ensure that the following documents are submitted together with their Application Form;
1. A certified academic transcript showing semester-by-semester GPA and FCGPA;
2. A certified copy each of National Board for Professional and Technical Examinations (NABPTEX) Ghana Certificate and Result Slip
Applicants will be admitted to level 300
Candidates will be required to answer questions in a General Paper and any two (2) of the following subjects: Geography, Economics, History, and Elective Mathematics/Statistics.
The main aim of the postgraduate programmes in Geography and Regional Planning is to provide students with the necessary tools to think critically and function independently in a globally competitive world.
CMS 107: Communicative Skills I
Engaging in academic work at the university is challenging. This course is aimed at equipping fresh students to make the transition from pre-university level to the university level. It assists them in engaging and succeeding in complex academic tasks in speaking, listening, reading and writing. It also provides an introduction to university studies by equipping students with skills that will help them to engage in academic discourse with confidence and fluency.
CMS 108: Communicative Skills II
This is a follow-up course on the first semester one. It takes students through writing correct sentences, devoid of ambiguity, through the paragraph and its appropriate development to the fully-developed essay. The course also emphasizes the importance and the processes of editing written work.